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Jose Antonio Vargas Released by McAllen, TX Border Patrol

"I want to thank everyone who stands by me and the undocumented immigrants of south Texas and across the country."

BREAKING: July 5th CNN Airing of "Documented" Postponed

The next CNN presentation of the film has been postponed due to Hurricane Arthur. We are pleased to have the opportunity to show the film to continued audiences uninterrupted at a later date.

Define American: Three Years and Growing

In June 2011, Jose Antonio Vargas wrote an unfiltered essay in the New York Times Magazine about his experience as an undocumented American in the hopes that someone would listen, would care, would question our broken immigration system. The result? A movement of communities, individuals and organizations coming together not just to question, but to take action.

Live Discussion of "Documented" Telecast on CNN

Join Jose and others in an online conversation on Sunday June 29th from 9-11pm ET.

Define American, GLAAD, MTV, Moms Rising,,, the National Council of La Raza, The Anti-Defamation League and Others Unite to Mobilize Member Watch Parties for CNN Premiere of Jose Antonio Vargas' Film "Documented"

Organizations unite for June 29th debut of new documentary that examines identity and immigration during first-ever Immigrant Heritage Month